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MT Unit 11 Genitourinary System Day 2 Terms

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meat/o
opening, meatus
Na
Sodium (an electrolyte)
nephr/o
kidney
nephrectomy
removal of a kidney
nephritis
inflammation of a kidney
nephrologist
a specialist in the kidney
nephrology
study of the kidney
nephromalacia
softening of the kidney
nephromegaly
enlargement of the kidney
nephropathy
disease of the kidney
nephropexy
fixation of a floating or dropped kidney
nephroptosis
drooping or drooped position of the kidney
nephrosis
abnormal condition of the kidney
noct/o
night
nocturia
excessive and frequent urination after going to bed
oliguria
diminished capacity to form and pass urine so that the end products of metabolism cannot be excreted efficiently
orchi/o
testis (plural, testes)
orchialgia
pain in the testes
orchid/o
testis (plural, testes)
orchiectomy
removal of one or both testes
orchiepididymitis
inflammation of the testes and epididymis
orchiopathy
diseases of the testes
orchitis
inflammation of one or both of the testes
peritone/o
peritoneum
peritoneal dialysis
removal of toxic substances from the body by perfusing the peritoneal cavity with a warm, sterile, chemical solution designed to absorb the toxic substances and then be removed.
polyuria
excessive urination
prostat/o
prostate gland
prostatalgia
pain in the prostate
prostatectomy
removal of the prostate
prostatevesiculectomy
removal of the prostate gland and seminal vesicles
prostatomegaly
enlargement of the prostate gland
prostatorrhea
discharge from the prostate
prostatovesiculitis
inflammation of the prostate gland and seminal vesicles
py/o
pus